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The politics of rights

lawyers, public policy, and political change

by Stuart A. Scheingold

  • 55 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- Political aspects -- United States,
    • Civil rights -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Lawyers -- United States,
    • Social change,
    • Law and politics

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementStuart A. Scheingold ; with a foreword by Malcolm M. Feeley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4749 .S32 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlii, 224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3303167M
      ISBN 100472030051
      LC Control Number2004044000

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Politics of Rights. The Concept of the Political (German: Der Begriff des Politischen) is a book by the German philosopher and jurist Carl Schmitt, in which the author examines the fundamental nature of the "political" and its place in the modern world.

      "The Politics of Rights and the Revolution in China should be mandatory reading for all scholars of twentieth- and twenty-first-century China." —Peter J. Carroll, Twentieth-Century China "This study offers an important new framework for understanding China's Revolution by bringing intellectual change to the fore as the most decisive. "The book is a valuable contribution to the studies of state-society interaction in the Islamic Republic of Iran."—G. Tezcur, Choice "The Politics of Women's Rights in Iran is most appropriate for academic law libraries. It could, perhaps, prove a useful addition to a law firm library as well, particularly for a firm that serves a substantial clientele from an Iranian or .

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The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change: Scheingold, Stuart A.: : by: The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change. Stuart A. Scheingold. Rating details 38 ratings 4 reviews. Stuart A. Scheingold's landmark work introduced a new understanding of the contribution of rights to progressive social movements, and thirty years later it still stands as a pioneering and provocative work, bridging political science /5.

This is the story of the birth of modern politics in China, whose historical messages remain valuable to the present day." (Prasenjit Duara Duke University) " The Politics of Rights and the Revolution in China should be mandatory reading for all scholars of twentieth- and twenty-first-century China.".

'This book will appeal to critics of human rights and to those who question the growing, increasingly mainstream, political influence of rights discourse.' --International Relations About the Author Tony Evans is a lecturer at the Department of Politics. 'This book will appeal to critics of human rights and to those who question the growing, increasingly mainstream, political influence of rights discourse.' --International Relations About the Author Tony Evans is a Reader in Global Politics Cited by: The Politics of Rights has, I believe, become an American classic." —Malcolm Feeley, University of California, Berkeley, from the Foreword.

"Scheingold's new Preface offers a compelling synthesis of contemporary rights-scholarship, one that is not infrequently critical of the arguments of the original text. This book provides a valuable resource for readers seeking to deepen their understanding of this crucially important subject." - Michael Goodhart, University of Pittsburgh.

"The Politics of Human Rights is an innovative, challenging and truly social-scientific treatment of the by: 7. The Politics of Human Rights: A Global Perspective. Reveals the role played by identity documents in Israel’s apartheid policies towards the /5.

My account of Foucault’s politics of rights in the remainder of the book is developed through a series of readings of particular rights, or of political claims or issues to which rights present a response, in order to elucidate a different dimension of his rights politics.

Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Michael Ignatieff draws on his extensive expe /5. While much of the writing on rights is abstract and obscure, The Politics of Rights stands out as an accessible and engaging discussion." -Gerald N.

Rosenberg, University of Chicago "This book has already exerted an enormous influence on two generations of scholars. This book focuses on Michel Foucault's late work on rights in order to address broader questions about the politics of rights in the contemporary era.

As several commentators have observed, something quite remarkable happens in this late work. In his early career, Foucault had been a great critic of the liberal discourse of rights. University of Chicago Press, - Social Science - pages.

0 Reviews. Few issues in American politics inspire such passion as that of civil rights for gays and lesbians. In The Politics of White Rights, Joseph Bagley recounts the history of school desegregation litigation in Alabama, focusing on the malleability and durability of white resistance.

He argues that the litigious battles of taught Alabama's segregationists how to fashion a more subtle defense of white privilege, placing them in the vanguard of a new conservatism oriented.

Human rights is an important issue in contemporary politics, and the last few decades have also seen a remarkable increase in research and teaching on the subject.

This book introduces students to the study of human rights and aims to build on their interest while simultaneously offering an alternative vision of the subject.

Many texts focus on the theoretical. Stuart A. Scheingold's landmark work introduced a new understanding of the contribution of rights to progressive social movements, and thirty years later it still stands as a pioneering and provocative work, bridging political science and sociolegal studies.

In the preface to this new edition, the author provides a cogent analysis of the burgeoning scholarship that has been 3/5(1). Kate Nash boldly addresses these problems with a sure command of the literature and brings a fresh sociological perspective to these legal and political issues.

The Political Sociology of Human Rights is a textbook that will enlighten students but equally guide the Cited by: In this Book. In The Politics of White Rights, Joseph Bagley recounts the history of school desegregation litigation in Alabama, focusing on the malleability and durability of white resistance.

He argues that the litigious battles of –73 taught Alabama’s segregationists how to fashion a more subtle defense of white privilege, placing them in the vanguard of a new conservatism.

When we debate questions in international law, politics, and justice, we often use the language of rights—and far less often the language of responsibilities. Human rights scholars and activists talk about state responsibility for rights, but they do. In the past, violations of human rights were commonly portrayed as atrocities perpetrated by tyrannical dictatorships.

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State violations of human rights have a global reach. This new edition of Tony Evan's introduction to the politics of human rights.

This book, by contrast, tells a story of 'gendered' parties, which has up to now been largely unacknowledged."—Anne Costain, University of Colorado, Boulder. " The Politics of Women's Rights is an excellent book, written in a clear and engaging style and filled with insightful ed on: J Politics (Greek: Πολιτικά, Politiká) is a work of political philosophy by Aristotle, a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.

The end of the Nicomachean Ethics declared that the inquiry into ethics necessarily follows into politics, and the two works are frequently considered to be parts of a larger treatise--or perhaps connected lectures--dealing with the "philosophy of human affairs".Book Talk: The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama's Schools.

The public is invited to a book talk by Joseph Bagley, author of The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama’s Schools, on Tuesday, January 29 at 4 p.m.

at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.